Install BackTrack to Disk

NOTE: It is recommended that you have a minimum of 20 GB free disk space to install Backtrack!
  • Boot the Backtrack Live Environment.
  • At the bash prompt, type startx to enter the GUI.
  • Double click the Install Backtrack.sh on the desktop
  • Let’s run through the installer step by step:
  • We select our language, in this case English and then click the Forward button.

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  • Here we select out geographical location (The Region and Time Zone) and click Forward.

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  • Chose your keyboard layout. We are going to leave it the default which is USA and click Forward.

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  • Now it’s time to partition the Disk, for a full Disk installation we choose the “Erase and use the entire disk” option and click Forward.

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WARNING: Sometimes the installer will get stuck at difference percentages, leave it for a while as it will move on.

  • Hit the Restart Now button, and enjoy Backtrack!

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  • After the reboot, you can log in with the default username root and password toor. Do not forget to change this default root password by issuing the passwd command.
  • As you can see the splash screen disappeared after the reboot. In order to fix it just run fix-splash, and the splash screen will appear on the next boot.

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